Corruption is increasingly recognized as a preeminent problem in the book, Robert Klitgaard provides a framework for designing anti-corruption policies, and . But this is not the real cost of corruption, Prof Klitgaard said explaining that this cost is rather an investment to deter people from being corrupt. Stephanie Coïc. Robert Klitgaard is a University Professor at Claremont Graduate University, Chronic questions on anti-corruption development assistance.

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Klitgaard has a delightfully informal style; but this can be misleading, since he is saying something important.

I would definitely recommend this book for all managers, policy makers, and anyone interested in management or the subject of the book. You must be logged in to post a comment. Wilson explains in Bureaucracy why procurement agencies may be condemned to operate with corrution controls corguption their discretion. Therefore, we should understand that the problem is one of implementation, and not of technical knowledge. There are conceptual problems with the formula as well.


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Controlling Corruption – Robert Klitgaard – Google Books

Do a few things that can show results in six months, to build momentum. The author brought some solid case studies, and from these cases he came up with a nice framework for tailoring an anti-corruption policy.

The book wasnot He has been a professor at Harvard and Karachi Universities and has served klitbaard a consultant in twenty-one nations in Asia, Africa, and Latin America.

For sure, author had no real experience with systematic, state-level corruption. It is far and away the best work on the subject that I have read and I think the best there is. You are commenting using your WordPress. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The book being one of the most read in corruption literature is a good one for those interested in the topic.

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While this is an apt kltigaard suitable case study a more comparative treatise with both personal and professional observations would be appreciated. The discussion of the principal-agent-client model in your book, along with suggestions for policymakers, is rich, nuanced, and deservedly influential even if I might take issue with some of the particulars.

Combining Internal and External Policies. If the procuring entity were a private firm, no one would care how the entity achieved the result so long as it was a good klltgaard.

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